Leadership Public Education Application

Leadership Public Education is a 6-month public education leadership development program that empowers individuals with the knowledge and skills to serve in community leadership roles at all levels of Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS).

Leadership Public Education Class of 2020 Application

We are excited for you to apply to the Leadership Public Education Class of 2020

Leadership Public Education (LPE) seeks dedicated individuals to join us during the 2019-­2020 cohort year. Participants will develop an understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) and acquire the skills and knowledge to serve at all levels of community leadership in the school district. 

Acceptance into the program is based on a subjective assessment of the information each applicant provides in this application.

LPE is open to all residents of Metro Nashville-Davidson County. 

Application is due no later than 11:59PM on Thursday October 31. 

The cost is $500 to participate in LPE. 

Applicant’s Statement of Commitment:

LPE is a 6-month public education leadership development program with the sessions designed to be participatory in nature and focused on learning the context, operations, and external factors of MNPS, not a single solution by the topic of each class session. In order to get the most out of the program and to fulfill the mission of LPE, it is necessary that participants be engaged in the program. A participant with more than two absences will not be able to graduate with the cohort. Any absences must be communicated in advance. 

Mandatory Attendance Dates:

  • Friday, January 10, 2020 – Session 1 and Opening Reception
  • Friday, February 14, 2020 – Session 2
  • Friday, March 13, 2020 – Session 3
  • Friday, April 10, 2020 – Session 4
  • Friday, May 8, 2020 – Session 5
  • Friday, June 12, 2020 – Session 6 and Graduation 

Classes will generally take place at Nashville State Community College from 9:00am-­4:00pm. 

* Please reserve these dates and timeframe on your calendar upon submitting an application *

Participants selected for the program, who complete the requirements, will receive a certificate of completion.

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